Interventional Radiologist Salary

Salaries for Interventional Radiologists in the United States are generous, with average pay above six figures ($308K) per year. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. For the most part, Interventional Radiologists enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Male Interventional Radiologists are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$193,178 - $442,822
MEDIAN: $308,180

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$145,437 - $453,762  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 120
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Job Description for Interventional Radiologist

Interventional radiology is a specialty profession within the broader profession of radiology. An interventional radiologist typically works to direct small probes or catheters in minimally invasive procedures. These probes, normally equipped with imaging capabilities, can be directed through body passages, vascular tissue, and into and out of organs to provide the radiologist and specialist physicians with detailed diagnostic information.


Interventional Radiologist Tasks

  • Work with anesthesiologists and other team members.
  • Interpret medical images and explain diagnoses to patients and other physicians.
  • Utilize electronic health record to track, update, and interpret patients' status.
  • Perform minimally invasive procedures on patients.
  • Participate in hospital meetings and events.

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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Interventional Radiologists with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Annually raking in $301K, the average professional in this position sees a six-figure salary within the first five years. Interventional Radiologists claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $350K. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $356K.

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.


26 %
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 100% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 1%